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Review: Specialized Tactic 4 is a comfortable full coverage Trail Helmet with MIPS Evolve

Review: Specialized Tactic 4 is a comfortable full coverage Trail Helmet with MIPS Evolve

Specialized has revamped a long-standing member of their range of mountain bike helmets, the Specialized Tactic, with an all-new fit and improved safety features. Retailing…

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Specialized has revamped a long-standing member of their range of mountain bike helmets, the Specialized Tactic, with an all-new fit and improved safety features. Retailing at $110 USD, the Tactic is costs $10 more than its predecessor; that extra cash gets you a rotational impact protection upgrade to MIPS Evolve, improved integration with sunglasses and goggles and increased coverage, in addition to the dramatically more modern trail/enduro aesthetic. Here’s how we got on with it. Review: Specialized Tactic 4

The cam divider on the chin strap is not adjustable, the advantage being that the straps either side of the ear can’t get too long or too short over time, so the fit is always safe The Specialized Tactic 4 open-face mountain bike helmet is suited to a wide range of off-road riding from gravel to enduro, though its weight (364g in small) and generous coverage push its niche closer to the trail riding end of that spectrum. Tested to the Dutch e-Bike Standard NTA8776 certification, it is also approved for eMTB. The Tactic 4 is compatible with At $110 USD, we mark the Tactic 4 as a fairly reasonably priced mountain bike helmet. Especially, when you consider the extended rear coverage, thick EPS shell, and MIPS Evolve liner. From a safety point of view it certainly ticks all the boxes. While the in-molded EPS absorbs forces from direct hits, the super thin MIPS Evolve Liner deals with the rotational forces that are present on impacts where the head is […]

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